Web Design News & Analysis
| Monday Aug 4, 2014
How much of your organization’s online world is made up of dead zones and how much is do zones? A dead zone is any space where there’s nothing to do. It’s a big pretty picture, or a huge graphic-heavy masthead, or a long-winded explanation of what you do or what the customer can do. The customer doesn’t want an explanation of what they can do. They just want to do.
| Monday May 5, 2014
Organizations can’t resist broadcasting when customers just want to get something done.
| Monday Apr 22, 2013
The fact that GOV.UK has won a top design award shows that the benefits of functional web design are finally being recognized.
| Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
Fresh from my first developer session at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, "Creating Your Brand in SharePoint 2013 On-Premises or In the Cloud," I'm here to share a few of presenters Randy Drisgill and John Ross's tips for building a branded website in SharePoint 2013.
| Wednesday Sep 26, 2012
The Web has been called many things both good and bad, but “beauty” is not a trait often associated with cyberspace. Adobe is seeking to change that with the release of Adobe Edge Animate 1.0, a set of Web design applications and services it says will allow designers and developers to “more easily create beautiful websites, digital content and mobile apps.”
| Monday Sep 24, 2012
Lean usability focuses on customer needs and quickly iterates its way to success based on evidence of customer behavior.
| Thursday Aug 23, 2012
On Wednesday, Quark announced a preview release of its DesignPad app for grid-based design on an iPad.
| Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
Are you ready for SharePoint 2013?
In this third installation of my four part series giving a 35,000-foot overview of some of the major changes expected in SharePoint 2013, we will be looking at some of the new features that will specifically affect SharePoint designers.
| Thursday Jul 19, 2012
Responsive Web Design is hot. With the rise of all kinds of devices like mobile phones, tablets, internet-TVs, all kinds of form factors for laptops and PCs, the traditional way of designing websites needed to be changed.
| Monday Jul 9, 2012
Open source CMS maker Plone has released version 4.2, and there are two main features including a new rules-based theming option from Diazo.
| Wednesday May 23, 2012
In 2007, Steve Jobs took the stage and announced that Apple was poised to introduce a revolutionary phone and a breakthrough Internet communications device. The big reveal during this announcement was that these 2 products were actually 1 product and it was called the iPhone. This device would make the Internet and the web more accessible than ever.
| Monday May 14, 2012
Adobe Muse 1.0 Web design software finally rolls out of beta and is available as a standalone subscription or as part of the new Adobe Creative Cloud membership.
| Monday Apr 9, 2012
The theme of this month’s issue is digital asset management, a technology that I know very little about. What I do know is that they help web managers manage photographs, videos and other graphic media assets, so let me offer some reflections on these.
| Monday Dec 12, 2011
Compuware released the results of its Black Friday to Cyber Monday research and offers practical tips to help online retailers maximize the remainder of the holiday shopping season.
| Tuesday Aug 23, 2011
How do you use Stumbleupon? The discovery engine is reportedly responsible for delivering more than half of all social media referral traffic in the U.S. -- even more than Facebook and Twitter. What does this mean and why should you care?